Stepan Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.35 (-0.29 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume67,544 shs
Average Volume72,925 shs
Market Capitalization$2.67 billion
P/E Ratio19.69
Dividend Yield1.03%
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About Stepan

Stepan Co. engages in the manufacture and sale of specialty and intermediate chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers a range of surfactant chemicals such as anionic, cationic, nonionic, and amphoteric surfactants. The Polymers segment produces polyester polyols and phthalic anhydride. The Specialty Products segment consists of chemicals used in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical applications. The company was founded by Alfred C. Stepan Jr. in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, IL.


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Overall MarketRank

2.50 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

32nd out of 920 stocks

Soap, Detergents, & Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, & Cosmetics Industry

1st out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Stepan a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stepan in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Stepan stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Stepan?

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When is Stepan's next earnings date?

Stepan is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Stepan's earnings call?

Stepan will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, July 28th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Stepan's earnings last quarter?

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) released its earnings results on Monday, April, 26th. The basic materials company reported $1.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.39. The basic materials company earned $537.74 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $508.07 million. Stepan had a net margin of 7.14% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.69%.
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How has Stepan's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Stepan's stock was trading at $76.60 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SCL stock has increased by 54.5% and is now trading at $118.36.
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How often does Stepan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stepan?

Stepan declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.305 per share on Tuesday, June 15th. This represents a $1.22 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 27th.
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Is Stepan a good dividend stock?

Stepan pays an annual dividend of $1.22 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. Stepan has been increasing its dividend for 26 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Stepan is 21.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Stepan will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.60% next year. This indicates that Stepan will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SCL?

2 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Stepan's stock. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate Stepan's share price to reach $130.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Stepan's key executives?

Stepan's management team includes the following people:
  • F. Quinn Stepan, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Scott R. Behrens, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Luis E. Rojo, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • Jason Scott Keiper, VP, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer
  • Joseph Whitney, Vice President-Information Technology

What is F. Quinn Stepan Jr.'s approval rating as Stepan's CEO?

49 employees have rated Stepan CEO F. Quinn Stepan Jr. on Glassdoor.com. F. Quinn Stepan Jr. has an approval rating of 59% among Stepan's employees. This puts F. Quinn Stepan Jr. in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Stepan own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stepan investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), PepsiCo (PEP), Visa (V), The Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), The Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Stryker (SYK), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), A. O. Smith (AOS) and Church & Dwight (CHD).

What is Stepan's stock symbol?

Stepan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCL."

Who are Stepan's major shareholders?

Stepan's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%). Company insiders that own Stepan stock include Arthur W Mergner, David Kabbes, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Janet Anne Catlett, Jason Scott Keiper, Luis Rojo, Richard Finn Stepan, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty.
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Which major investors are selling Stepan stock?

SCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Stepan company stock in the last year include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Gregory E Lawton, Janet Anne Catlett, Luis Rojo, Richard Finn Stepan, Scott R Behrens, and Sean Thomas Moriarty.
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Which major investors are buying Stepan stock?

SCL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Stepan stock in the last two years include David Kabbes, Janet Anne Catlett, and Jason Scott Keiper.
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How do I buy shares of Stepan?

Shares of SCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Stepan's stock price today?

One share of SCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $118.36.

How much money does Stepan make?

Stepan has a market capitalization of $2.67 billion and generates $1.87 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $126.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Stepan have?

Stepan employs 2,293 workers across the globe.

Does Stepan have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Stepan: Nanjing Stepan Jinling Chemical Limited Liability Company, PBC Industria Quimica Ltda., Stepan (India) Private Limited, Stepan (Nanjing) Chemical R&D Co. Ltd.., Stepan Asia Pte. Ltd., Stepan CDMX S. de R.L. de C.V., Stepan Canada Inc., Stepan Chemical (Nanjing) Co. Ltd., Stepan Chemical (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Stepan Colombia S.A.S., Stepan Deutschland GmbH, Stepan Europe S.A.S., Stepan Holdings Asia Pte. Ltd., Stepan Holdings LLC, Stepan International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Stepan Mexico Holdings LLC, Stepan Mexico S.A. de C.V., Stepan Philippines Inc., Stepan Philippines Quaternaries Inc., Stepan Polska Sp. z o.o., Stepan Quimica Ltda., Stepan Specialty Products B.V., Stepan Specialty Products LLC, Stepan Surfactants Holdings LLC, Stepan UK Limited, and Tebras Tensoativos Do Brasil Ltda..

When was Stepan founded?

Stepan was founded in 1932.

What is Stepan's official website?

The official website for Stepan is www.stepan.com.

Where are Stepan's headquarters?

Stepan is headquartered at 22 West Frontage Road, Northfield IL, 60093.

How can I contact Stepan?

Stepan's mailing address is 22 West Frontage Road, Northfield IL, 60093. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (847) 446-7500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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